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‘Snow bomb’ covers the country prompting weather warnings throughout

The worst snowstorms in Britain for four years are continuing to cause widespread disruption across the UK. Millions of Brits have braved treacherous journeys to get into work on ‘Black Monday’, with roads and railways being closed and whole towns left without power. Snow and ice have contrived to cause widespread disruption across the UK, and is forecasted to persist across norther England and much of Scotland over the next few days. The hope is that [...]

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Scotland on red alert with several regions facing flooding

Much of northern Scotland is bracing itself for weather-related carnage after continuous downpours left several major roads closed or severely disrupted. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency have issued amber flood warnings in Dumfries and Galloway, Orkney and the Scottish Borders, while parts of the Highlands have been put on a red flood warning following a police report that the area has been badly hit. Strathglass, Strathcarron in Sutherland and Strath Oykel are all also said to [...]

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Scottish councils prepare for predicted harsh winter

Britain is set to feel the effects of an icy Arctic blast this weekend, with snow and sub-zero temperatures expected to hit Scotland particularly hard. Parts of the country have already encountered snowfall this month, and a sharp drop in temperature over the next 24 hours increases the likelihood of Inverness, Aberdeen and other northern territories suffering the same fate. Interestingly, bookmakers make Aberdeen the most likely UK city to see a white Christmas in 2017 [...]

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Tailored heating solution provided for major golfing tournament

One of Britain’s top hotels and golf resorts recently sought some emergency heating equipment ahead of one of their most high-profile events, prompting them to approach Andrews Heat for Hire. The venue has a large permanent golf course which is extremely popular and hosts major championship tournaments all year round. Following a breakdown of the venue’s climate control system, a local Andrews specialist visited the site to conduct an emergency site survey and advise our customer [...]

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UK braces for Storm Rina with temperatures set to plummet this weekend

The UK could be bombarded by snow this weekend as Storm Rina builds strength in the Atlantic Ocean – and freezing temperatures are expected to strike Britain as a result. The Met Office has warned that the storm will bring us the coldest winter for half a decade, with strong gusts of 50mph and heavy rainfall due to strike much of the north, sending temperatures plunging overnight. Oli Claydon, forecaster for the Met Office, said: “A [...]

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Marquee heating disaster avoided thanks to Andrews Heat for Hire

As the clocks go back and the nights draw in earlier, its quite common that the need for heating is overlooked when hosting an outdoor event. This happened recently when a popular wedding venue in Essex called Andrews Heat for Hire for assistance the day before a big wedding. The venue has a large permanent marquee in which is popular all year round for parties, weddings and much more. With the early Autumn temperature being relatively [...]

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Ingram wins yet another trophy in front of Wales Rally GB competition winners

Earlier this month, Andrews Heat for Hire teamed up with Chris Ingram to offer our customers, staff and social media followers the chance to win tickets to the Wales Rally GB at Cholmondeley Castle. A number of winners were selected at random prior to the event and descended upon Cheshire this weekend to witness the action up close from a designated VIP hospitality area. Billed as the largest and most high-profile motor rally on these shores, [...]

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Ingram crowned double champion after scintillating display in Latvia

Chris Ingram sealed the ERC Junior U27 Championship title at the weekend following a breath-taking performance at Rally Liepāja. The British driver had established a lead with just three stages remaining and successfully maintained his advantage to avenge the heartache of last year – where he narrowly missed out on ERC Junior glory. There was to be no repeat this time, however, with the Mancunian also reclaiming the ERC3 title which he won in 2016. The [...]

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Ingram prepares for title-deciding showdown in Latvia

The curtain comes down on the 2017 European Rally Championships this weekend, with just two points currently separating Chris Ingram and leader Filip Mares in the Junior U27 category. Intrigued eyes will now be firmly fixed on the action in Latvia which commences on Friday 6 October at 20:30 local time. First held in 2013, Rally Liepāja was set to open last year’s ERC schedule in February until excessive seasonal temperatures caused damage to stage surfaces [...]

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British Rowing Team enjoy World Championship success

Only one country left Sarasota with more World Rowing Championship medals than Great Britain, highlighting another tremendously successful week for athletes from these shores. The British team once again amassed an impressive haul of seven medals and were eclipsed only by overall winners Italy, who departed Florida with nine. A dramatic final day of action saw Great Britain end the Championships on a high, as Tom Barras and Vicky Thornley capped a fantastic week by winning [...]

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